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Exclusive Review of Libre OS USB : Your Portable System

Tue, 2017-05-16 13:06
Have you ever thought of carrying your system, carrying the whole world which is right on your PC or carrying all the important data you need anytime along with you? Well, if yes then this segment is simply meant for you. Today, our guest is Libre OS USB. This distribution will fulfill your portable OS dreams. Let's get to know more about this distro.Note: Libre OS USB is yet to get released for Public, this is a TechPhylum Exclusive Review.

What's the point of DevOps?

Tue, 2017-05-16 11:57
Think about the last time you tried to change a personal habit. You likely hit a point where you needed to alter the way you think and make the habit less a part of your identity. This is difficult—and you're only trying to change your own ways of thinking.So you may have tried to put yourself in new situations. New situations can actually help us create new habits, which in turn lead to new ways of thinking.read more

Make Your Containers Transparent with Puppet's Lumogon

Tue, 2017-05-16 10:49
As development and IT shops look for ways to more quickly test and deploysoftware or scale out their environments, containers have become a go-tosolution. With Docker and similar tools, you can spin up dev and productioncontainerized platforms that are fast, lightweight and consistent.

Ardour 5.9 Open-Source Digital Audio Workstation Released with More Improvements

Tue, 2017-05-16 09:40
Ardour developer Paul Davis is announcing today the release of yet another maintenance update to his powerful, open-source and cross-platform DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) program.

Strato Pi CAN extends Raspberry Pi with CAN and 9-65V power

Tue, 2017-05-16 08:31
Sfera Labs has launched its latest “Strato Pi” RPi add-on, featuring a CAN bus, galvanically isolated RS-485, an RTC, and a 9-65V power supply. Milan, Italy based Sfera Labs, named after its Sfera open source IoT framework, has launched the fourth in its series of Strato Pi add-ons for the Raspberry Pi 2 or 3. […]

WannaCry is a Cry for VEP Reform

Tue, 2017-05-16 07:23
This weekend, a vulnerability in some versions of the Windows operating system resulted in the biggest cybersecurity attack in years. The so-called “WannaCry” malware relied on at least one exploit … Read moreThe post WannaCry is a Cry for VEP Reform appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

RDO Ocata packstack AIO deployment via the most recent tested trunk

Tue, 2017-05-16 06:14
Post following bellow is just proof of concept that packstack mightbe used for RDO Ocata deployment using the same current-passed-cidelorean Ocata Trunk as it does on regular basis TripleO QuickStart.Looks like packstack mostly serves as part of the testing pipeline that promotes trunk repositories to "current-passed-ci".

OpenStack Summit Showcases Innovations in the Open Cloud

Tue, 2017-05-16 05:05
The OpenStack community held its semi-annual Summit event in Boston from May 8-11, showcasing the latest innovations and directions in the open-source cloud platform. The event also marked the first OpenStack Forum, providing developers with an opportunity to discuss technical issues for upcoming releases.

Behold, auto-completing Android bug reports -- because you're not very thorough

Tue, 2017-05-16 03:57
People can't be bothered to recount crashes, so machines are here to helpAuto-completion systems that attempt to finish your sentences when typing text messages or search queries can be a mixed blessing. Often, they save time. But they can also get in the way when they make incorrect guesses about intended input.…

How to install a kernel from koji

Tue, 2017-05-16 02:48
Kernel developers frequently request bug reporters test on a different kernel. Sometimes this is a full new version. Other times it’s a test build with a patch. This article shows you how to install a kernel someone has built elsewhere.... Continue Reading →

Power-sipping embedded computer features CAN and mini-PCIe

Tue, 2017-05-16 01:40
Artila’s “Matrix-710” computer runs Linux on an Atmel SAMA5D35, and offers Fast and Gigabit Ethernet, 2x CAN, 8x serial, 4x USB, and mini-PCIe expansion. Artila has spiced up last year’s Matrix-700 IoT gateway and control computer with wireless expansion, isolated serial ports, CAN Bus support, and more USB ports. The fanless, Linux-driven Matrix-710 is designed […]

Linux and the WannaCry Attack

Tue, 2017-05-16 00:31
If a cyber attack is a mugger, windows is a physically small drunken person with wads of money sticking out of his pockets, staggering down a dark ally past the convention hall during a mugger’s conference, while Linux is a hundred sober and smart well trained Navy Seals each driving a separate armored car in undisclosed locations.Yes, you can attack the Navy Seals. But if you do that, they’ll make you wanna cry.

How to Install Mantis Bug Tracker on CentOS 7

Mon, 2017-05-15 23:22
Mantis is a free and open source issue tracker written in PHP language. It provides an easy to use web interface for tracking your applications. You can easily manage project and track your application bugs using Mantis. This tutorial shows how to install Mantis Bug Tracker on CentOS 7 server.

What you need to know about JSON in MySQL

Mon, 2017-05-15 22:14
Once upon a time there was one computer. Then someone built a second one and wanted some code off the first computer. That meant we needed a way to move information without dependencies on the underlying hardware. Since then, there have been many character encoding and interchange standards (ASCII, EBCIDIC, SGML, XML, etc.) that have had their time in the spotlight. For the past few years, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) has been the most popular.read more

KDE Plasma 5.10 Enters Beta with Snap & Flatpak Support, Folder View by Default

Mon, 2017-05-15 21:05
As promised, today the KDE Project was pleased to announce the release of the Beta milestone of the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.10 desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems.

Automatic Slack Notifications

Mon, 2017-05-15 19:56
Slack is an incredible communication toolfor groups of any size (see my recent piece on it). At the company I work for during the day,Slack has become more widely used than email or instant messaging. Ittruly has become the hub of company communication.

3 ways to stay technical while becoming business savvy

Mon, 2017-05-15 18:48
Last week I was lucky enough to participate in Red Hat Summit 2017. We had tons of meetings and briefings with customers, analysts, and journalists. While walking between meetings and sessions, I started thinking about a challenge that hits a lot of technical people as they advance in their career—how do you stay technical while also becoming more business savvy?read more

Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Fall of the Samurai are heading to Linux from Feral Interactive

Mon, 2017-05-15 17:39
Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Fall of the Samurai are being ported to Linux from Feral Interactive and they will be released on May 23rd.

Map Photos with uMap and PHP

Mon, 2017-05-15 16:31
If you happen to use a photo publishing application like Mejiro that stores photos and their thumbnails in regular directories, you can automatically map your photos with uMap and a dash of PHP scripting.

How I got started with bash scripting

Mon, 2017-05-15 15:22
I wrote a script the other day. For some of you, that sentence sounds like no big deal. For others, and I know you're out there, that sentence is significant. You see, I'm not a programmer. I'm a writer.read more